Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Washing Your Hair May be Dangerous to Your Health
When you shampoo, do you ask yourself how it may be affecting your nerves? Some shampoo products contain methylisothiazolinone (MIT - that's much easier to pronounce), which has been shown to restrict growth of axons and dendrites in rat nerve cells. Whether MIT is harmful to humans in the amounts found in household shampoo products is another story. But why take the risk? Do you think there's something hairy about that?